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Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Brian Hardy, Bill Phillips

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22Two-Pane Master-Detail Interfaces

In this chapter, you will create a tablet interface for CriminalIntent that allows users to see and interact with the list of crimes and the detail of an individual crime at the same time. Figure 22.1 shows this list-detail interface, which is also commonly referred to as a master-detail interface.

Figure 22.1  Master and detail sharing the spotlight

Master and detail sharing the spotlight

You will need a tablet device or AVD for testing in this chapter. To create a tablet AVD, select WindowAndroid Virtual Device Manager. Click New and set this AVD’s Device to one of the two selections highlighted below. Then set the AVD’s Target to API level 17. ...

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